Tips on Getting a Tattoo in Japan Tokyo Cheapo

May 12, 2016 · There can be some mystique surrounding irezumi (literally “insert ink”—the native word for tattoos) in Japan, mostly due to the country’s long and complicated relationship with the art. In reality, though, getting inked here isn’t so hard. If you’re thinking about going under the needle while vacationing or living in Japan, read on for some tips learned over the course of three ...Author: Sarah Noorbakhsh…

How Much Does a Tattoo Cost? TatRing

Yes you do, and 15% is the average. Don't be cheap and pretend not to know you're supposed to tip, just factor at least an extra 15% into your total cost. Does aftercare cost much? Just after the tattoo, you will need to have a mild antibacterial soap and vitamin A and D ointment.…

yakuza tattoo

It’s not much of a stretch to imagine that Yakuza ranks at some point or other included people tattooed as punishment. Having a tattoo wasn’t stigma to them and, being the flamboyant characters they are, they might have adopted it as their “call card”. It’s funny then that many Yakuza members avoid getting tattooed to avoid recognition.…